"Compassionomics provides the evidence that one simple tool, compassion, can affect not only the outcomes for our patients, but also the financial health of our organizations and the well-being of our providers."
— Donald Berwick, MD
President emeritus, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
A 34-year-old man fighting for his life in the Intensive Care Unit is on an artificial respirator for over a month. Could it be that his chance of getting off the respirator is not how much his nurses know, but rather how much they care?
A 75-year-old woman is heroically saved by a major trauma center only to be discharged and fatally struck by a car while walking home from the hospital. Could a lack of compassion from the hospital staff have been a factor in her death?
Compelling new research shows that health care is in the midst of a compassion crisis.
In Compassionomics: The Revolutionary Scientific Evidence That Caring Makes a Difference, physician scientists Stephen Trzeciak and Anthony Mazzarelli uncover the eye-opening data that compassion could be a wonder drug for the 21st century. Now, for the first time ever, a rigorous review of the science — coupled with captivating stories from the front lines of medicine—demonstrates that human connection in health care matters in astonishing ways. Never before has all the evidence been synthesized together in one place. You will see compelling evidence that:
One of our favorite #COMPASSIONOMICS podcasts to date, for sure. Many thanks to @KLsecondcity and the team at @SecondCityWorks for the opportunity!
Doctors @StephenTrzeciak and @AJMazzarelli talk to @KLSecondCity about their new book, "Compassionomics: The Revolutionary Scientific Evidence That Caring Makes A Difference" #YesAnd https://t.co/R8y8Q9aHk1
#COMPASSIONOMICS DAILY: The #hospital factor with highest correlation with favorable @Yelp ratings is...#CARING! And patient assessment of caring is not measured in #HCAHPS. Great work @RainaMerchant and @PennLDI! #CompassionMatters #medtwitter @TheIHI @theSCCH @Health_Affairs
How can #Yelp help us understand #quality?
▪️Yelp topics most associated with +/- reviews were not measured by HCAHPS
▪️Analyzing reviews provides an opportunity to identify quality measures that matters to patients
@Health_Affairs @PennLDI https://t.co/lb0b7EzzJe #paperaday 2
#COMPASSIONOMICS DAILY: Turn #empathy into #compassion without the empathic distress | From @PsychToday
Cuando termine Why we revolt de @vmontori kindle me sugirió Compassionomics de @AJMazzarelli y @StephenTrzeciak no pude parar de leerlo y no dejo de recomendar ambas obras. Deberían integrar los currículums de las escuelas de medicina.
"This book is a vital step forward in transforming health care as we know it."
Senator William H. Frist, MD
Transplant surgeon and former Republican Senate majority leader